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Wednesday, March 5, 2008

Pretty Amazing Happy Returns

This is for today's SKETCH and Tuesday's COLOR CHALLENGES. This actually turned out better than I thought it was going to even with all of the trouble I had with it. {HERE are the low down dirty details. : I stamped my flower in versamark and did poppin' pastel technique bc I have not used that one in awhile. I used the chaulk in the set that said it was ROSE RED which was the alternate for Pomegrante. Well it looks more like real red once I placed it against the paper. The bird I stamped in versa mark and embosed in a pomegrante EP then filed in the open area using teh versamark pen which I have always had trouble with. Used the saffron, rose red & green chaulks. YUK this looks aweful. So I ended up just coloring the bird and stamping the flower with ink.} The flower is stamped in purely pomegrante and the center was wiped and then inked with so saffron (messy). Stickles applied in the center. The humingbird was colored w/prismacolor pencils then blended w/gamsol and stickles applied. The flower & bird are popped up on the corner of wild wasabi pattern prints and the focal image stem stamped in so saffron then sentiment stamped over that in pomegrante & wasabi. Stickles applied to the stem and the flowers stamped on layer 1 in pomegrante. Pomegrante faux ribbon knots in the corners of layer 2. Hope you like it. I think I will give this to a co-worker who is overworked and stressed out. She truely is amazing at juggling all of us and her 2 immediate bosses too, very demanding of her attention.
RECIPE:
Stamps: Pretty Amazing, Many Happy Returns
Paper: Pomegrante & Wasabi Pattern Paper, So Saffron, Wasabi
Ink: Wasabi, Pomegrante, Saffron, Black Stazon
Accessories: Ranger Stardust Stickles, Gamsol
Techniques: Gamsol magic, Glitter

4 comments:

Lauren said...

I'm sure this will put a huge smile on the face of your co-worker. It's a great card.

nitestamper said...

hi neva,
everytime you hand lands on this set, you create something beautiful, like this one.
love it,tfs:)
chat

Shannon Erskine said...

Great use of colors and dp!

Joan and Amy said...

This is very nice. I like how you coloured the hummingbird, and I love the little ribbons in the corners. Joan